Campus Stories

New 'UD Messenger'
The newest issue of the University of Delaware Messenger magazine is now available online, and the print edition is in the mail.
Healthcare Hackathon
Fourteen University of Delaware students pulled an all-nighter to develop innovative solutions to health care delivery and policy challenges during National Public Health Week.
Success strategies
Maryland researcher Bill Sedlacek says alternative assessments may be better predictors of student success than tests and transcripts.
Cell phone drive
University of Delaware students are working with the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence to raise awareness of the issue by collecting used and broken smart and cell phones.
Recovery at UD
Founders of the Collegiate Recovery Community at UD learned much from a recent convention at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Stronger schools
University of Delaware researchers provided assistance to the group that recently issued a proposal to strengthen public education.
April 10-19: WVUD Radiothon
University of Delaware radio station WVUD has announced that its annual Radiothon fundraiser, which will open Friday, April 10, and continue through Sunday, April 19, has a goal of $40,000.
Senate action
A motion to add a master of science degree in cybersecurity was approved during the regular meeting of the UD Faculty Senate on April 6.
Not the traditional classroom
The Lerner College's Office of Graduate and MBA Programs has opened a modern, high-tech new learning space at One South Main Street.
Environmental fellowships
The Delaware Environmental Institute invites science and engineering doctoral students to apply for its Environmental Fellows Program.
Draft strategic plan
The University of Delaware's draft strategic plan, Delaware Will Shine, is now available for the University community to review.
Preschool enrolling
UD's Laboratory Preschool has openings in its 2015-16 full day pre-k/kindergarten and afternoon preschool programs.
POW! seeks advocates
Promoters of Wellness, an organization of peer educators from University of Delaware Student Wellness and Health Promotion, is looking for undergraduate students interested in advocating for student wellness.
April is Earth Month
Earth Month 2015 at the University of Delaware will include a range of activities, including speakers, an environmental justice forum and a screening of the film "Carbon Nation."
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.


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